Finland and Norway Birdwatching Trip 2017 An Amazing Tour

Ural Owl Finland 2017 1

Owls are a feature of this fantastic fifteen day tour, Ural Owl.

Capercaillie female Finland 2017 1

We also enjoyed a lot of grouse, here a female Capercillie.

Woodcock Finland 2017 1

You meet lots of friendly locals on this tour like this Woodcock.

Common Cranes Finland 2017 1

It was a very late Spring this year but migrants were just arriving - Common Cranes.

Eagle Owl Finland 2017 1

This huge Eagle Owl posed for us at dusk - distant but still very impressive!

Thrush Nightingale Finland 2017 1

A Thrush Nightingale sang for us in the sunshine, blue sky everyday in Finland.

Great grey Owl Finland 2017 1

You have to see a Great grey Owl, huge and magnificent!

Next generation birders Oulu Finland 2017

Next generation birders enjoying the superb birding at Oulu!

Wood Sandpipers Finland 2017 1

We enjoyed a lot of Wood Sandpipers on this bird filled tour.

Rustic Bunting Finland 2017 1

After a good deal of searching we had fantastic views of male Rustic Bunting.

Siberian Jay Finland 2017 2

A real wow bird, everyones loves Siberian Jays! We saw a good number.

We enjoyed over 200 species of birds during our wonderful Birdwatching Trip to Finland and Norway including the following highlights…

Red-throated Diver, Black-throated Diver, White-billed Diver, Red-necked Grebe, Whooper Swan, Taiga Bean Goose, Tundra Bean Goose, King Eider, Steller’s Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Velvet Scoter, Smew, Honey Buzzard, White-tailed Eagle, Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Pallid Harrier, Goshawk, Rough-legged Buzzard, Golden Eagle, Black Kite, Osprey, Merlin, Gyr Falcon, Peregrine, Hobby, Hazel Grouse, Willow Grouse, Ptarmigan, Black Grouse, Capercaillie, Common Crane, Dotterel, Golden Plover, Temminck’s Stint, Little Stint, Purple Sandpiper, Ruff, Woodcock, Whimbrel, Spotted Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope, Grey Phalarope, Arctic Skua, Pomarine Skua, Long-tailed Skua, Great Skua, Little Gull, Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull, Arctic Tern, Brunnich’s Guillemot, Black Guillemot, Puffin, Cuckoo, Eagle Owl, European Pygmy Owl, Ural Owl, Great grey Owl, Short-eared Owl, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Three-toed Woodpecker, Lesser spotted Woodpecker, Shore Lark, Red-throated Pipit, Grey-headed Yellow Wagtail, Waxwing, Dipper, Thrush Nightingale, Red-spotted Bluethroat, Blyth’s Reed Warbler, Icterine Warbler, Greenish Warbler, Wood Warbler, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Willow Tit, Siberian Tit, Great grey Shrike, Siberian Jay, Brambling, Twite, Mealy Redpoll, Arctic Redpoll, Common Rosefinch, Pine Grosbeak, Lapland Bunting, Snow Bunting, Ortolan Bunting.

A huge thanks to Barry and Wendy, Tony and Eva, Alexia and Andrew for making this wonderful Birdwatching Trip so much fun! We look forward to enjoying lots more birding adventures with you in the future. For details of all our trips please drop us an email here....

We look forward to enjoying great birds with you soon! Lots more photos from our Finland and Norway adventures to come so please check back soon!

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